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In the realm of rope rescue operations, proficiency is not just a goal; it’s a necessity that can make the difference between success and uncertainty.
Going back 30 some years, I have seen many things come and go… I would say that for every 1 great thing, 3 mediocre things
Striking the Balance: Navigating the Triangle of Education, Equipment Buying, and Training for Effective Operations
There is a “sweet spot” – a triangle – that could represent the optimal balance between education, purchasing, and training in a specific context, such
Why Do Some Fire Department Rescue Team Members Seem Less Enthusiastic About Improving Their Rescue Skills?
I love getting questions from people who genuinely don’t something they need answered to at least to get them on a narrower path for a
A guidance system merges a descent mechanism with a tensioned rope to aid in safely lowering a stretcher, whilst ensuring it is kept at a
This is the second part of the question… “talking points” for the rope rescue organizations. One of the biggest problems that rope rescue teams often
Earlier this week, I was asked to provide a quick list of talking points for a group of technicians who regularly gather for their own
This illustration features a climbing outing gone awry with a climber falling 60′ while checking the route at the edge before roping up. The Rescue
Hey all I meet regularly with a number of Rigging Lab members and discuss “random acts of service and rigging”. Super fun! A while back
Generally, these beauties are considered pre-rigged pulley systems used mainly for hauling, but can be very important in lowering heavy loads as well. The advantage